[AG-TECH] RH 7.1 and video instability

Robert Olson olson at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Aug 14 13:28:05 CDT 2001

Thanks for the data point. I also encourage folks running stock 7.1 systems 
that have hanging/crashing problems to submit bug reports to RedHat, as 
they are at that point OS/distribution/hardware interaction bugs.


At 11:14 AM 8/14/2001 -0700, Randy Groves wrote:
>I'm running my video box (am I assuming correctly that you mean the video 
>capture box?) on 7.1 and have had no problems.  I have been keeping the 
>installation up to the latest versions on Robert's Linux site (well at 
>least current as of 7 weeks ago, before my vacation).  We're using the 
>Hauppage 401 cards.
>At 01:06 PM 8/14/2001 -0500, Robert Olson wrote:
>>That's been a niggling worry of mine with 7.1, especially since I've not 
>>run a 7.1 node in-house here. I hope to install 7.1 on our PortaAG node 
>>and see what happens. (I tried some short-term tests that turned out 
>>okay, but not really any heavy use).
>>What hardware are you running with?
>>At 10:59 AM 8/14/2001 -0700, Wesley Lau (DSD student -DAA) wrote:
>>>I upgraded my ag node to RH 7.1, and while the audio machine works fine
>>>(after a few driver issues), the video machine is quite unstable.  After a
>>>fresh install, it works for a while then completely freezes up, requiring
>>>a hard reboot.  After that, the video box freezes up everytime I enter the
>>>Lobby, no matter how many reboots.  Anyone know why and are there any
>>>solutions?  I think I'll have to downgrade to the 6.2 iso.
>>>Wesley Lau

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